Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Scientific name: Eucalyptus globules

 

Also known as: Blue gum eucalyptus

Uses

Antiseptic and deodorant- apply crushed leaves on affected area.

Cough and asthma- take decoction of leaves as tea.

Insect repellant – burn leaves.

 

Constituents

Volatile oil , cineol, d-alpha pinene, camphene, fenchene, butyric acid and capronic aldehydes , ethyl, amyl, and iso amyl alcohols, acetic acid, cymol, sesquiterpene, eudesmol, 1-pinocarveol.

 

Source: National formulary

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